Touch down

Every year I make a trip to a small wetlands outside of Lodi to watch migrating sandhill cranes make their evening arrival to the small field by the side of the road. With… Continue reading

Season of change

Cool evenings, old mornings and a tinge of color on the trees around town mark a change in the season. Autumn is upon us, the time has slipped away some how and I… Continue reading

Raging bull

Once a year I have an assignment that seems to take me across the seas to a different country. Tucked into a corner of a parking lot off a downtown street men enter… Continue reading

The rockets red glare

One of the disadvantages of being a journalist is you end up working a lot of holidays.  This Fourth of July Found me at the local high school watching city fireworks show which… Continue reading

Century series

Temperatures have been creeping up and this weekend’s hike to Devil’s Hole in the Las Trampas Wilderness was certainly a scorcher. With the thermometer inching past the century mark it will be hot… Continue reading

Top of the mountain

My February birthday plans of a hike to the summit of Mount Diablo were cut short when a winter storm complete with rain, hail and snow cut my hike short. I still wanted… Continue reading

Windblown

Walking to my car at work I came across this curious collection of leaves and feathers in the parking lot and snapped a few quick pictures with my iPhone. I’m not sure what… Continue reading

Coming around again

There are a couple photography blogs I follow and one posted a curious tip. Talking about how to become a better photographer it said not to take pictures of things you have photographed in… Continue reading

True colors

Even though spring is slowly slipping away the trail is awash with color.  Wildflowers are in bloom across the hillside, meadows are acres of green carpet and crystal blue sky sits above the… Continue reading

Tourist

I think that the hardest part of being a professional photographer is just letting your guard down and having fun. No police scanners, deadlines or sports assignments, just enjoying the scenery around me.… Continue reading